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  1. Nelson Vergel

    Steroid users nine times more likely to rupture tendons than natural athletes

    Strength athletes who use anabolic steroids rupture their tendons a whopping 9 times more often than strength athletes who stay clean, write researchers at McLean Hospital, Boston in the American Journal of Sports Medicine. Interestingly, according to the study, most tendons are not ruptured in...
  2. Nelson Vergel

    Effect of growth hormone on aging connective tissue in muscle and tendon

    Boesen AP, Dideriksen K, Couppe C, et al. Effect of growth hormone on aging connective tissue in muscle and tendon: gene expression, morphology, and function following immobilization and rehabilitation. J Appl Physiol (1985) 2014;116(2):192-203. It is unknown whether loss in...
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